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Iran: UN encourages sharing of disaster information

UN humanitarian chief Valeria Amos stated that the UN favors information sharing

Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, in an interview with the Iranian Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA underscored the importance of sharing critical information

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Thu, 21/08/2014 - 12:13
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39.9208
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32.8541

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in Haiti

OCHA led the humanitarian response to Haiti’s devastating earthquake in January 2010, which killed 217,300 people and affected 2.1 million Haitians.

Gaza Strip: International Charter activated due to flood and storm

Satellite image shows the snow storm over the Gaza strip that caused floodings

On 17 December 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated, as requested by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to flood and a storm in Gaza Strip.

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Wed, 18/12/2013 - 09:01
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31.3547
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34.3088

Vietnam: International Charter activated due to Typhoon Haiyan

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter was activated for Vietnam

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for Vietnam, where Tropical Storm Haiyan made landfall on early Monday morning bringing concerns whether it w

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 14:01
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14.0583
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108.277

The Philippines: International Charter activated due to Typhoon

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter was activated

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated, as requested by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to the landfall made by super Typhoon Haiyan over the

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Fri, 08/11/2013 - 15:06
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10.63
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124.951

Typhoon Pablo: OCHA activates Crowdsourcing Community

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) on December 5th to collect all relevant tweets about Typhoon Pablo pos

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 08:42

Technical Advisory Mission to Bangladesh

In March 2011 the Government of Bangladesh, through the Disaster Manageme

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Fri, 01/07/2011 - 11:42
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